VST's ready the company ambulances and wheelchair vans for their next shifts. VST’s wash, clean the interior and exterior including patient compartment surfaces, vacuums, and disinfects each vehicle. The VST’s also restock any missing medical equipment and supplies. VST’s are also used to ready the building for next day use which can include cleaning of bathrooms and kitchens as needed.
Our career ladder has several steps to provide individuals diverse experiences and training to prepare them for a career in EMS. Metro West Ambulance encourages and supports individuals who continue their education to the next level. We accommodate school schedules so that employees can pursue their education while working and gaining practical experience.
Valid Oregon Driver’s License Safe driving record Willingness to work with others as a team Willingness to work hard Preferred Qualification:
Interest in EMS with the intentions of becoming an EMT Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Fuels and clean all types of company vehicles to include ambulances Restock medical supplies Cleaning and sanitizing of medical equipment Filling of Oxygen General cleaning of building and work space Other duties as assigned
Ability to lift heavy objects, including oxygen cylinders of 50-100 pounds, Ability to perform strenuous physical activity-Walking, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, touch, seeing, hearing/listening, clear speech. Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
About Metro West Ambulance Metro West Ambulance, Inc., is owned by JD Fuiten. The Metro West family of ambulance services performs according to the standards developed by JD and his teams to produce the finest level of patient care and customer service. Our ambulance services provide advanced life support and medical transportation services in Southwest Washington State and western Oregon from Portland to Astoria, Seaside, Lincoln City, Newport, and Coos Bay.
Founded in 1953 by the Fuiten family, we are distinguished as the longest running owner-operated ambulance service in the Pacific Northwest. Started as a basic first aid operation in Forest Grove and, in 1973, we began the transition to become the full-spectrum emergency and non-emergency healthcare transportation service we are today.